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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“juke boxes” (108 reviews)
“own pace” (145 reviews)
“audio tour” (129 reviews)
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a really great guide who was both knowledgable and interesting. Highly recommend for all music lovers

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 4 days ago

learned about many of the people who started their music career in Memphis. went at our own pace and had recorded info to listen to

Thank unicornla55
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bit short of staff. Great video introduction. Audio tour. Things you are not going to see elsewhere. Leave yourself st least two hours. Close to Gibson guitar factory and other things to see and so and eat!

Thank BrinksLawFirm
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum takes you on a broad and varied historical trip through musical history in Memphis, with soul, blues, R&B, bluegrass, rock and country well represented. I enjoyed the audio guide and the opportunity to listen to some of the songs being referenced in the...More

Thank Jen T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found this to be an interesting museum, but having previously toured Graceland, Stax and Sun we felt we had seen a lot before. The headsets and players were well presented and had the added bonus of being able to select entire tunes to listen...More

Thank Jody M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice video to start with Carl Perkins then self guided tour with headphones. Lots of interesting artifacts and stories. Try to find a coupon to make it really worth the trip!

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the problems with going on a music tour of the south is that with all of the museums they tend to run together in your mind. Did I see this at this one or that one? No mind, this was very pleasant and...More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be fair, I didn't have enough time to go through all of the exhibit material. To do it right, you probably need 3 hours (I got there at 5:30 and they told me that I could come back the next day--I would have if...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Telling the history of rock and soul in memphis. Good reading, great displays. Just off Beale Street. Nice gift shop.

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great time with my husband going down memory lane and learning some new information too. Sang aloud, reminisced and laughed too. Boogied my way all the way to the car when I put in the CD I purchased to keep the memory alive

Thank Donna J
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20 September 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
2 May 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More